• The Assignment (1997)

The Assignment

Release Date: September 26th, 1997

DVD Release Date: March 17th, 1998

R |1 hr 55 min

Plot Summary

Annibal Ramirez (Aidan Quinn) is an American naval officer who looks remarkably like notorious international assassin Carlos Sanchez (also Quinn). Veteran CIA agent Jack Shaw (Donald Sutherland) has a vendetta against Sanchez and recruits Ramirez to impersonate the fugitive. Along with Mossad operative Amos (Ben Kingsley), Shaw begins training Ramirez to become Sanchez, but the mission proves to be incredibly perilous, and the American soon wonders if it's worth the risk.

Cast: Aidan Quinn, Donald Sutherland, Ben Kingsley, Claudia Ferri, Céline Bonnier, Vlasta Vrana, Liliana Komorowska, Von Flores

Director: Christian Duguay

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Columbia, TriStar Pictures

Keywords: 1990s, Tense, Deception, Wife, Pursuit, Engaging, England, France

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